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[unknown]intro to statistics - Stephanie
This gives an overview about what statistics is, and how it is used
Keywords: statistics; data collection; sampling
Downloads: 21
[texts]Letter from O.C. Marsh, vice-president and acting president of the National Academy of Sciences, transmitting in obedience to law the report on the scientific surveys of the Territories, made by the National Academy of Sciences - Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899
Caption title
Keywords: Geography; Data Collection
Downloads: 13
[unknown]intro to statistics - Stephanie
Describes how statistics is used, where it is found, etc.
Keywords: sampling; statistics; data collection
Downloads: 56
[texts]Directions for taking meteorological observations : adopted by the Medical Department of the United States Army - United States. Surgeon-General's Office
Includes sample forms
Keywords: Weather; Data Collection
Downloads: 83
[texts]Data acquisition systems - VanDoren, Arnold H
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Keywords: Automatic data collection systems
Downloads: 144
[unknown]introduction to statistics - Stephanie
Describes what statistics is and how it can be used
Keywords: statistics; data collection; sampling
Downloads: 52
[audio]statistics introduction - Stephanie Profenna
Describes what statistics is, and how it is used
Keywords: statistics; sampling; data collection
Downloads: 557
[texts]Contributions to the vital statistics of the state of New-York - Shattuck, Lemuel, 1793-1859
Caption title
Keywords: Vital Statistics; Data Collection
Downloads: 82
[texts]Medicare statistical files manual - United States. Health Care Financing Administration. Bureau of Data Management and Strategy
CMS copy in folder: Medicare statistical files manual / 1978-1990
Keywords: Medicare; Automatic data collection systems
Downloads: 8
[texts]The profession of medicine : a collection of letters from graduates of the Harvard Medical School - Emmons, Arthur B. (Arthur Brewster), 2nd, 1875- editor
digitized
Keywords: Education, Medical, Graduate; Data Collection
Downloads: 9
[audio]Keen On… So What’s The Big Deal About Big Data?
And so the book has finally been written about Big Data. This new book, Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think - written by Oxford University professor Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and The Economist journalist Ken Cukier – is the definitive guide to a new age which, both authors promise, is going to revolutionize the way we live, work and think. But “we are still in the first inning” of this age, Cukier says...
Keywords: Keen On; big data; data collection; revolution
Downloads: 67
[texts]National Library of Medicine survey of online customers : usage patterns and Internet readiness - Wallingford, Karen T
"August 1996."
Keywords: Computer Communication Networks; Data Collection; Online Systems
Downloads: 24
[texts]The Commission require exact information upon the following points - United States Sanitary Commission
Title from first sentence of text
Keywords: Military Hygiene; Data Collection; American Civil War
Downloads: 73
[texts]Information needs of national health insurance : a discussion of principles, issues and legislative recommendations : report - United States. National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Keywords: Data Collection; National Health Insurance, United States
Downloads: 11
[texts]To his Excellency the Governor of the State of [blank] - United States Sanitary Commission
Caption title
Keywords: Military Hygiene; Data Collection; American Civil War
Downloads: 60
[texts]Instructions for research relative to the ethnology and philology of America - Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Cover title
Keywords: Indians, North American; Linguistics; Data Collection
Downloads: 122
[texts]Medicare data system - Goldstein, Irving
"July 1981"--P. [4] of cover
Keywords: Medicare; Health insurance; Data Collection; Medicare
Downloads: 29
[movies]Hurricane Hunters
This NASA video segment focuses on how scientists use satellites to collect data. This data is then analyzed and used to predict storms.
Keywords: hurricane; national data collection; air pressure; wind; temperature; moisture
Downloads: 356
[texts]The yellow fever and the American Public Health Association : what shall we expect from the investigation? - Dake, J. P. (Jabez Philander), 1827-1894
Cover title
Keywords: American Public Health Association; Yellow Fever; Epidemics; Data Collection
Downloads: 11
[texts]Federal electoral districts (1996 representation order) digital cartographic file : reference guide. - Statistics Canada.
Census Year 1996
Keywords: Census 1996; Data collection; Federal electoral districts; Geography; Mapping; Methodology
Downloads: 55
[texts]Collecting and analyzing evaluation data - Olney, Cynthia A
Supplement to: Measuring the difference / Catherine M. Burroughs. [2000]
Keywords: Community-Institutional Relations; Health Education; Data Collection; Information Services
Downloads: 87
[texts]A high-speed data acquisition system for fluid mechanics measurements (Volume NBS Technical Note 1181) - Purtell, L. P.

Keywords: Fluid mechanics--Measurement; Fluid dynamic measurements; Automatic data collection systems
Downloads: 28
[texts]Instrumentation of a Savonius wind turbine - Babb, Samuel Martin.
This volume was digitized and made accessible online due to deterioration of the original print copy.
Keywords: Automatic data collection systems; Wind power--Measurement; Wind turbines
Downloads: 434
[texts]ERIC ED208037: Examining the Effects of Incentives on the Return Rates of Mailed Surveys. - ERIC
Although the mail survey is an efficient method for collecting data, its major disadvantage of nonresponse bias is reflected in the number of studies conducted investigating the effects of incentives to increase response rates. Linsky (1975) reviewed studies investigating the use of incentives to increase mailed return rates and found inconsistencies regarding the efficacy of various incentives. The present study used two different approaches in an attempt to resolve inconsistencies found among ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Collection; Incentives; Literature Reviews; Responses; Surveys
[texts]Challenges of Measuring an Ethnic World: Science, Politics, and Reality - Joint Canada-United States Conference on the Measurement of Ethnicity

Keywords: HEALTH STATISTICS; HEALTH SURVEYS; ETHNICITY; ETHNOCULTURAL FACTORS; DEMOGRAPHICS; DATA COLLECTION
Downloads: 157
[texts]Methodology for Adjusting IHS Mortality Data for Inconsistent Classification of Race-Ethnicity of American Indians and Alaska Natives between State Death Certificates and IHS Patient Registration Records: Final Report - Support Services International, Inc.

Keywords: AMERICAN INDIANS; ALASKA NATIVES; DATA COLLECTION; DEMOGRAPHICS; RACIAL CLASSIFICATION; EPIDEMIOLOGY
Downloads: 54
[texts]Development of data acquisition and control facilities for the optimization of drive line efficiency - Funk, Kent Douglas.
This volume was digitized and made accessible online due to deterioration of the original print copy.
Keywords: Farm tractors; Tractors--Performance--Automatic control; Automatic data collection systems
Downloads: 178
[texts]Automated cost recovery [electronic resource] : a feasibility study (Volume 2008) - Kack, David
"July 2008."
Keywords: Local transit; Local transit; Automatic data collection systems; Smart cards; Automatic fare collection; Ridership; Data collection; Demand responsive transportation; Freight and passenger services
Downloads: 182
[texts]ERIC ED382048: Mother Tongue and ESL Literacy Program Survey. - ERIC
This survey was developed in 1991 by Marilyn Gillespie, David Spener, and JoAnn Crandall at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), and was used for a 2-year project with funding from the National Center for Adult Literacy, established at the University of Pennsylvania by the U.S. Department of Education. The survey was used to collect information about the nature and extent of native language literacy instruction being offered in the United States...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingualism; Data Collection; Language Proficiency; Literacy Education; Literature Reviews; Meetings; Surveys
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED300870: Interpretive Approaches to Understanding Organizations: Implications for Researchers. - ERIC
Despite growing interest in the use of anthropological or cultural research models, these approaches are not commonly understood by the higher education community. Because anthropological research differs significantly from other techniques, this paper first explains the rationale for using anthropological models to study higher education and defines a cultural approach. The paper then discusses how interpretive research diverges from the objectivist approach...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Anthropology; Data Collection; Data Interpretation; Educational Research; Higher Education; Interviews; Organizational Theories; Qualitative Research
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED384676: Combination of Conditional Log-Linear Structures. Program Statistics Research. - ERIC
There has been increasing attention to the fine structure of abilities underlying task performance (E. H. Haertel and D. E. Wiley). One of the most useful approaches for this is by use of graphical models to represent relationships among abilities and test items. Building a large graphical model is always an issue. Restrictions upon experiments and data collection, among others, may result in parts of the large model...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Ability; Data Collection; Equations (Mathematics); Performance; Simulation; Test Items
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED320208: Research Methods for Assessing and Evaluating School-Based Clinics. - ERIC
This monograph describes three types of evaluation that are potentially useful to school-based clinics: needs assessments, process evaluations, and impact evaluations. Two important methodological principles are involved: (1) collecting multiple kinds of data with multiple methods; and (2) collecting comparison data. Student needs can be identified by using student and parent surveys or community data...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Clinics; Data Collection; Evaluation Methods; Management Information Systems; Program Evaluation; Research Methodology; Secondary Education
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED300783: A Microcomputer-Based Software Package for Eye-Monitoring Research. Technical Report No. 434. - ERIC
A software package is described that collects and reduces eye behavior data (eye position and pupil size) using an IBM-PC compatible computer. Written in C language for speed and portability, it includes several features: (1) data can be simultaneously collected from other sources (such as electroencephalography and electromyography); (2) logically defined events can be detected in real time on any data channel; and (3) either of two types of data matrix can be produced...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Software Reviews; Data Collection; Data Processing; Eye Movements; Eyes; Microcomputers; Research Methodology
Downloads: 3
[texts]APR-SBS-NY-2009-2010
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) is the data collection center for fatalities occurring among World Trade Center (WTC) responders and volunteers. Information is collected on any death that has occurred to any responder or volunteer who worked at the WTC site between 9/11/2001 and 6/30/2002 and died between 9/12/2001 and 6/30/2009. This information includes decedentâs demographics, reported cause of death, health status prior to and after WTC, details of WTC exposure, and autopsy...
Keywords: New York State Department of Health; NYSDOH; World Trade Center; data collection; fatalities
Downloads: 157
[texts]ERIC ED323522: The "FORM" Approach to Reading Forms. - ERIC
The FORM approach is designed to help persons in the senior population with the task of filling out the forms or applications required for a myriad of societal and human needs. The acronym represents a four-part approach consisting of: Facing the issue; applying Overview; Rewriting headings as questions; and Matching information as appropriate responses to the original form. The consistent application of FORM is expected to alleviate the anxiety and intimidation experienced by many adults when f...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Competence; Daily Living Skills; Data Collection; Older Adults; Records (Forms); Skill Development; Teaching Methods
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED302524: Critical Issues about Teachers: A Description of OERI-Funded Research from the User's Perspective. - ERIC
This paper provides information about OERI-funded databases containing information about teachers and teaching, and offers a way of thinking about the use of these databases. It is pointed out that while the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) is committed to making its work more accessible to policy, research, and practitioner audiences, it remains difficult to gain access to information about existing and planned databases and research program agendas...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Access to Information; Data Collection; Databases; Educational Resources; Information Dissemination; Research Utilization; Users (Information)
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED319288: CASE: Instructions and Data Specification for Reporting DHHS Obligations to Institutions of Higher Education and Other Nonprofit Organizations. FY 1989. Volume 1. - ERIC
The Committee on Academic Science and Engineering (CASE), now defunct, established the CASE reporting system in 1965 to collect data on the Federal Government's obligations to universities, colleges, and other nonprofit organizations. The National Science Foundation, who has responsibility for the CASE system, uses the data for preparing annual reports to the Federal Council on Science and Technology and to the President and Congress...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colleges; Data Collection; Government School Relationship; Guidelines; Higher Education; Recordkeeping; Universities
Downloads: 1
[texts]Assessment of Major Federal Data Sets for Analyses of Hispanic and Asian or Pacific Islander Subgroups and Native Americans. Task 2 Report: Inventory of Selected Existing Federal Databases - Westat

Keywords: ASIANS; PACIFIC ISLANDERS; HISPANICS; AMERICAN INDIANS; ALASKA NATIVES; SURVEYS; DATA COLLECTION
Downloads: 18
[texts]A Comparison of Pressure Measurements Between a Full-Scale and a 1/6-Scale F/A-18 Twin Tail During Buffet - Moses, Robert W.
In 1993, tail buffet tests were performed on a full-scale, production model F/A-18 in the 80 x 120-foot Wind Tunnel at NASA Ames Research Center. Steady and unsteady pressures were recorded on both sides of the starboard vertical tail for an angle-of-attack range of 20 to 40 degrees and at a sideslip range of -1 6 to 16 degrees at freestream velocities up to 100 knots (Mach 0.15, Reynolds number 1.23 x 10(exp 7)...
Keywords: DATA MANAGEMENT; DATA COLLECTION PLATFORMS; REVISIONS; DATA ACQUISITION; WORKSTATIONS; OPTICAL EQUIPMENT; SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS
Downloads: 95
[texts]ERIC ED313378: An Integrative Model for Teaching Research Design. - ERIC
This paper presents a model which illustrates the cyclical and interactive nature of the basic elements of the research design process. Rather than presenting each research design component in isolation, the model emphasizes their interrelationships. A brief discussion is presented on each of the following components of the model: (1) the "words" of research design--concepts, constructs, variables, and operational definitions; (2) observations and data collection--issues related to subject selec...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Collection; Educational Research; Higher Education; Predictor Variables; Research Design; Research Problems; Scientific Methodology
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED346571: Confidentiality of Education Data and Data Access. Pennsylvania Educational Policy Studies Number 7. - ERIC
Issues of confidentiality in educational data collection and access are examined in this paper, with attention to the treatment of confidential data. Confidentiality problems faced by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) are discussed in relation to the 1988 Hawkins-Stafford amendments, which protect the privacy rights of individuals. The use of computers as threats to privacy and the importance of sharing data among researchers are also discussed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Compliance (Legal); Confidential Records; Confidentiality; Data Collection; Disclosure; Elementary Secondary Education; Ethics; Privacy
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED377819: Matters Horn and Other Features in the Computational Learning Theory Landscape: The Notion of Membership. - ERIC
Computer task automation is part of the natural progression of encoding information. This thesis considers the automation process to be a question of whether it is possible to automatically learn the encoding based on the behavior of the system to be described. A variety of representation languages are considered, as are means for the learner to acquire a variety of types of data about the system in question...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Algorithms; Automation; Coding; Computation; Data Collection; Group Membership; Learning Theories; Problem Solving
Downloads: 3
[texts]Procedures and questionnaires of the national medical care utilization and expenditure survey - Bonham, Gordon Scott

Keywords: Medical care; Medical care, Cost of; Health insurance; Medical care surveys; Health Surveys; Data Collection
Downloads: 106
[texts]ERIC ED338014: Research Methods in Interlanguage Pragmatics. Technical Report #1. - ERIC
Methods of data collection are reviewed that were used in 39 studies of interlanguage pragmatics, defined narrowly as the investigation of non-native speakers' comprehension and production of speech acts, and the acquisition of second language-related speech act knowledge. Data collection instruments are distinguished according to the degree to which they constrain informants' responses, and whether they tap speech act perception/comprehension or production...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Analysis; Data Collection; Interlanguage; Language Research; Pragmatics; Research Methodology; Second Language Learning
Downloads: 13
[texts]History of the Avon longitudinal study of parents and children (ALSPAC), c. 1980-2000: the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, Queen Mary, University of London, on 24 May 2011 - Reynolds, L. A
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-102) and indexes
Keywords: Avon longitudinal study of parents and children (ALSPAC); Tobacco industry; Child Welfare; Data Collection; Genetics
Downloads: 197
[texts]Four versatile MIDAS compatible modules (Volume NBS Technical Note 958) - Lind, Michael A.; Fowler, Joel B.

Keywords: Automatic data collection systems; Electronic data processing; Digital-to-analog converters; Modular programming
Downloads: 33
[texts]ERIC ED216040: Factors Associated with Edit Failure. Contractor Report. - ERIC
The National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS) employs a combination of mail, telephone, and personal interview data-gathering techniques. The NLS quality control process begins with editing each returned questionnaire to determine if certain key items are answered and if responses are consistent. If the respondent failed to properly answer these key items, the questionnaire fails edit and the respondent is contacted by telephone...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Collection; Editing; Error Patterns; Graduate Surveys; High Schools; Quality Control; Questionnaires; Test Construction
[texts]ERIC ED216032: Scientific Guidelines for Conducting Integrative Literature Reviews. - ERIC
Inferences made in integrative research reviews are as important to the validity of behavioral science knowledge as are those in primary research. The research review is conceptualized as a scientific inquiry involving five stages paralleling those of primary research. Problem formulation is the stage when variables are defined conceptually and operationally. In the data collection stage, an inquirer must decide on the population of elements that will be the referent for the inquiry...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavioral Science Research; Data Analysis; Data Collection; Evaluation; Literature Reviews; Models; Research Reports; Validity
[texts]ERIC ED216019: Establishing Dependability and Confirmability in Naturalistic Inquiry Through an Audit. - ERIC
The educational audit is suggested for assessing the process of inquiry for reliability and the product of inquiry for absence of bias. The inquiry auditor must review the inquiry processes to determine that they conform to norms of "good professional practice." He must review inquiry products to ensure they can be substantiated from data collected. These tasks are equivalent to establishing the dependability of an inquiry and the confirmability of its data and conclusions...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Analysis; Data Collection; Inquiry; Methods; Reliability; Research Methodology
[texts]ERIC ED211591: A Handbook of Monitoring and Technical Assistance Aids. Program Evaluation. - ERIC
Designed for use in a workshop entitled, "Organizing Information," this handbook provides a kit of materials for monitoring a Title I evaluation and for providing evaluation technical assistance. The handbook is divided into four sections. There are checklists which can be used to gather needed information to monitor programs. Facts and data for the evaluators use and distribution to school districts is included...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Collection; Elementary Secondary Education; Needs Assessment; Program Evaluation; School Districts; Technical Assistance
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